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Best tech cars of 2014

The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.

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2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE remixes the GTI's 200-hp output with a plug-in hybrid power-train, blending performance with 130-mpg efficiency.

March 4, 2014

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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in

The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in keeps up with the competition in some ways, but the overall package lacks cohesion, and quirky features such as the right-side camera don't add much.

April 2, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating April 2, 2014

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2015 BMW i8

BMW went back to the drawing board to come up with the i8, a car with three motors, four seats, all-wheel-drive, and a swooping exterior that's straight out of the future. Our first impressions on the road.

September 13, 2013

MSRP: $135,700.00

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2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid

Despite a few minor quibbles, the 2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid steps up the tech for good fuel economy, handling, driver-assistance features, and cabin infotainment in a premium sport sedan.

April 28, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 28, 2014

MSRP: $46,350.00

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Spot Global Phone

The satellite-powered Spot Global Phone lets you go far off the grid, just as long as you keep your cost and performance expectations in check.

October 9, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating October 9, 2013
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Telecom Square Global Hotspot

Telecom Square's Global Hotspot is a dependable and convenient way to access the Internet while traveling, but you'll need to be a heavy data user to make the service economical.

October 3, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 3, 2013

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Get a Garmin 4.3-inch GPS with lifetime maps for $76.98

Give your smartphone a break, especially on long trips, and let a dedicated device do the navigating.

By May 8, 2014

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Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210

The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.

February 7, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating February 7, 2014
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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.

July 10, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2012

MSRP: $32,000.00

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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid looks good and can be had with very advanced driver assistance features, but buyers should be aware of Ford's revised fuel economy average of 42 mpg.

February 27, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating February 27, 2013

MSRP: $27,200.00